Just in time for tax filing season comes a new kind of lottery.  It’s called the Save Your Refund lottery, and it offers cash prize drawings for those who agree to save a portion of their tax refund.  Weekly $100 prize drawings take place, with an eventual grand prize drawing of $25,000.  The program launched last year with 750 participants, and this year has already seen some 2,300 people join in for a chance at the winnings.  Pretti Mehta is a director with the Doorways to Dreams Fund, a nonprofit which runs the lottery.  “The financial crisis has decimated people’s savings and wages are stagnant, so there’s not a lot of ways people can save money,” she tells KTRH.  “This way, we’re trying to encourage people and make it fun for them to save.” (read more)